Evolution M&A Analysis: Thermo Fisher to Acquire Affymetrix for $1.3 billion

Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO) have announced an agreement to acquire Affymetrix (NASDAQ:AFFX) for approximately $1.3 billion, or $14.00 per share, in cash. The acquisition was unanimously approved by the boards

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The Role of Metagenomic Analysis in Drug Development

In recent years Next Generation Sequencing instrumentation has become much more accurate, efficient and affordable, enabling researchers to collect, sequence and analyse genomes with increasing ease. Consequently researchers are developing

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Evolution Analysis – Google, Sanofi, Novartis and the Race to Improve Diabetes Health Outcomes

On August 31, 2015 Google Life Sciences and French pharma giant Sanofi announced that the two companies will work together on new digital technology and tools for the treatment of

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Evolution Announce Human Capital Partnership with Genomics Startup QuantiHealth

Evolution Global Talent Attraction recently signed a contract to provide human capital to newly formed company QuantiHealth in China. QuantiHealth was founded by Zhao Bowen, who was named as one

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Arysta LifeScience announce exclusive commercial partnership at Plant Impact Investors Day

Evolution Global Talent Attraction were recently invited to crop enhancement company Plant Impact’s Investors Day at Rothamsted, where Plant Impact announced the commercial launch of BANZAI, a novel product that

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Research Chemicals Leader Alfa Aesar to be acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Alfa Aesar, a leading global manufacturer of research chemicals, for £256 million (approximately $405 million USD) in cash. Alfa Aesar’s

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Genentech and Regeneron win Thomson Reuters Allicense Awards for Top BioPharma Deals of the Year

The Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters recently honoured Genentech Partnering and Seragon, and Regeneron and Avalanche with the Allicense 2015 Breakthrough Award for Deals of the Year.

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Merck Millipore Acquire Exclusive Rights to Singulex Single Molecule Counting Technology

Merck Millipore and Singulex, the developer and leading provider of Single Molecule Counting (SMC™) technology for clinical diagnostics and scientific discovery, have announced that they have entered into a definitive

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Advanced Cell Diagnostics raises $22 million USD in latest round of financing

Advanced Cell Diagnostics (ACD) have raised a further $22 million in Series C equity financing, with proceeds to be used to accelerate their entry into the research and clinical diagnostics

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Merck Acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich receives conditional clearance from European Commission

Sigma-Aldrich’s acquisition by Merck has been conditionally cleared by the European Commission, and has received full clearance from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. Merck and Sigma have already cleared from

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Evolution Global Talent Attraction featured on GEN JobWatch

Evolution founder and Managing Director Dr. Jason Beckwith was recently featured on monthly Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News column JobWatch. Dr. Beckwith offered GEN an insight into the hiring practices

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Sigma-Aldrich Announce Q1 2015 Sales Figures

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation have posted strong Q1 2015 results ahead of their planned merger with Merck later this year. Sigma reported quarterly sales of $676 million, with an organic growth rate

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Merck appoints Udit Batra to head combined life science business ahead of Sigma-Aldrich acquisition

Udit Batra has been appointed to lead the combined life science business of Merck Millipore and Sigma-Aldrich once the acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich has been successfully completed later this year. Udit

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Scottish CRO BioOutsource Acquired by Sartorius Stedim Biotech

Scottish Contract Research Organisation BioOutsource have been acquired by global biopharmaceutical supplier Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB) for an undisclosed amount. The takeover strengthens SSB’s service portfolio throughout the drug development

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Sigma-Aldrich Launch New APAC Headquarters and Cell Culture Technical Center

Global Life Science and High Technology company Sigma-Aldrich announced the opening of their new Asia Pacific headquarters and state-of-the-art Cell Culture Technical Center at the Biopolis Research Park in Singapore.

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